Comments on:

Ex-House Speaker Tom Foley dies at 84

Back to the article » By |
Tom Foley, the courtly former speaker of the U.S. House who lost his seat when Republicans seized control of Congress in 1994, has died of complications from a stroke. He was 84. His wife, Heather, said the former speaker had suffered the stroke last December and was hospitalized in May with pneumonia. He returned home after a week and had been on hospice care there ever since, she said. Foley...

To learn more about commenting on and our community guidelines, please see our comments FAQ.